What is distance learning?
Are you someone who likes to continually learn new things for professional and personal growth? If you answered "yes," then you are likely a lifelong learner. Fitting this positive attribute into today's busy lifestyles can be challenging. Distance learning provides a flexible, affordable and economical way to achieve yo...
Simple tips to stay safe from the sun while outdoors
Warm weather means more time spent enjoying the outdoors: picnics, bike rides, hikes and sporting events. While the summer months should be enjoyed to the fullest, outdoor enthusiasts must remember that the sun, with all of the benefits it brings, also has many dangerous effects. Try these simple tips on your next trip t...
Music education benefits many other life studies
What does a tapping foot, a guitar and exuberant dancing have in common? Surprisingly, these factors equal a great start for better learning, stronger social skills and overall improved self-esteem in children. Music education, both in schools and in private lessons, helps students succeed in many other aspects of life.
Most Americans don't have life insurance, but wish they did
If you know you need life insurance, but still don't have individual coverage, you're not alone. According to the Life Insurance and Market Research Association, most Americans say life insurance is important, yet only one-third of them are covered by an individual policy. That's the lowest level in 50 years.
How to make moving easier for military families
Military families frequently relocate from base to base all over the United States. Even though these moves aren't unusual, they can cause some stress for all members of the family, especially if the relocation happens without a lot of warning. No matter how quickly the move happens, or what kind of moving assistance you...
Car maintenance made easy with simple tips from a gear head
Everyone knows car maintenance is important, but if you're not a gear head - someone who loves working on vehicles - the idea of doing routine car maintenance can be very intimidating. To help people feel more comfortable in maintaining their vehicles, here are some simple tips that can make anyone feel like a gear head.
Easy ways to support veterans at home
Do you carry a deep appreciation for soldiers of past and present wars, but aren't quite sure how to show it? There are a number of ways, big and small, to express your support that can directly affect the life of a veteran in a positive way.
America's history etched in hardwood
The story of our architecture is literally written in wood - underfoot in planks polished by thousands of footsteps; on walls enriched with carved hardwood mouldings and paneling; even on ceilings, where load-bearing structural beams have assumed decorative roles, too.
Art competition helps cancer patients tell their stories
The American Cancer Society reports that there are nearly 12 million cancer survivors alive today in the U.S. alone. In addition, there are millions more who love and care for them. The common thread that unites them is the fact that each person is on a cancer journey with a story to tell that can inspire others.
Pre-employment tests: What every job seeker should know
With the economy strengthening, today's job seekers have more of an opportunity to find a job than in years past. However, that hardly means that companies are taking the decision to hire lightly. With still unprecedented numbers of applicants vying for each open position, companies are putting a greater emphasis on choosing the best of the group, and they are armed with more weapons than ever to do just that.